Covid~19 cases in the whole world - 219,473,393 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the whole world - 4,547,932 on Friday.
Covid~19 cases in the United States of America - 39,640,020 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America - 644,468 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America since our last program - 10,119.
Covid~19 anti - vaxxers
Texas and SCOTUS - An underhanded, clearly unconstitutional law has been passed in Texas effectively banning abortions. The right
The Middle Third - It's over.
This was the 35th anniversary of this radio program. It really started on September 8, 1986. So we celebrate the first time that we're on in the month of September. We talked a little bit about the istory of the radio program. R. Paul read "Before the law" by Franz Kafka.
Apparently we spent over $2 billion on the war in Afghanistan. I'd noted on a previous program that a huge amount of equipment was given to the Afghan military. All of that stuff, which we the American tax payers paid for, is now in the hands of the Taliban. They have an air force now, but it’s not much of one. Apparently the Americans disabled a lot, but not all, of the stuff that was left behind. The Taliban are whining about it. And there was a big flap about them hanging a guy from a Blackhawk chopper. Turned out it was a Taliban idiot who was trying to hang a sign or a flag or something.
We talked about Biden bombing the ISIS-K crowd.
We talked about the outrageous Texas anti-abortion law, and the right-wing of the Supreme Court refusing to grant a temporary injunction. Yeah, we knew that they were corrupt when they got appointed. Now their corruption gets to fully flower.
For the somewhat more advanced user who wants to protect his or her privacy there is the Tails OS. Tails is a live operating system that you can start on almost any computer from a USB flash drive or a DVD. It allows you to use any computer that will allow you to boot up off a USB flash drive or a DVD and it provides a lot of good security for your on-line activities. You can get the Tails OS here.